[updated January 2022] If you are a whisky lover chances are that at some point you have considered the benefits of owning your very own cask of whisky. The good news is that owning a private cask is very much possible and can in some cases be a lucrative long term investment. As well as […]
Financial Returns From Casks
In 2018 bottles of rare whisky were included in the Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index for the first time after they outperformed gold, art and jewellery. While their continued presence in the index confirms that whisky is now considered a luxury asset, you cannot use the success of whisky bottles to indicate how a cask of whisky […]
What will your cask investment be worth in 5, 10 and 20 years time? People often ask us what their cask is going to be worth in five, ten and fifteen years, and unfortunately that is something that we cannot predict. Even Warren Buffett, who is widely considered one of the most successful investors in […]
How Much Can You Make From a Whisky Cask? Based on our experience it is possible to make anything from £2,000 to £144,000 from a whisky cask. Yes, we are aware that is an exceedingly broad answer. So please read on as we run through the factors that impact how much you can make on […]
While many people buy whisky casks for the enjoyment we also know that a lot of people want to buy a whisky cask as an investment. But how exactly do invest strategically in casks of whisky and buy the next big thing?
If you Google “Buy a cask of whisky” the first thing you will see is an advertisement for “Get Returns up to 12% Per Annum” (last checked, Jan 2022). If you think that sounds tempting then you are not alone. However we think you should be cautious of these claims and we will run through […]
If you’re looking into buying a whisky cask (or have just inherited one) they you may be wondering what capital gains tax may be due on your cask? Are Whisky Casks Liable for Capital Gains Tax? The good news is that whisky casks are classed as a wasting asset and as such are not subject […]